Ealth Information Exchange: Define HIE, list dilemma, address challenge, discuss the history of HIE

The completed written project paper, is focused on Health Information Exchange by outlining the history of U.S. based attempts at getting HIE among providers. Your paper can be based on interviews with those involved in HIE, readings or Internet research or a combination of all three. Be sure that your paper addresses the following areas:

Outline US history of HIE
Benefits of HIE (underlying the justification for HIE)
Ways that privacy and security concerns are addressed
Current challenges and ways to overcome them

For a topic selection paragraph turned in this is what was turned in:
Health Information Exchange (HIE) references the systems/ processes through which patient information is shared through disparate health care facilities. Currently this could be found in Regional Healthcare Information Organizations (RHIO), which means that each facility maintains and manages their own records for individuals, but have access to information in each others records and information via the HIE systems.”

Grading Rubric
Documentation & Formatting 15%

The paper should be approximately 7-10 typed pages in length, double-spaced, using 10 or 12 point font (APA Format). The page count does not include your cover page or References page. You must include a References page, citing your references in APA style.

Editing 15%

A quality paper will be free of any spelling, punctuation, or grammatical errors. Sentences and paragraphs will be clear, concise, and factually correct.

Content 70%

Outline history of HIE
Benefits of HIE (underlying the justification of HIE)
Ways that privacy and security concerns are addressed
Current challenges and ways to overcome them

A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.


Papers must 7 to 10 pages in length for the body(this would be roughly 1 page per area included in the report), 12 point font, double-spaced, include a cover page, table of contents, introduction, body of the report, summary or conclusion and works cited.
Even though this is not a scientific-type writing assignment, and is mostly creative in nature, references are still very important. At least 6 authoritative, outside references are required (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable). These should be listed on the last page titled Works Cited”. Appropriate citations are required.

Please use these references if possible and include them in the works cited:

Dana C. McWay, J. R. (2010). Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management, Third Edition. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar, Cengage Learning.

Merida L. Johns, P. R. (2011). Health Information Management Technology: An Applied Approach Third Edition. Chicago, IL: American Health Information Management Association (Johns xxiii).